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Peter Thiel takes HGH, plans to live until he's 120

The venture capitalist and libertarian offers that he takes HGH to boost his muscles and longevity. But why choose 120? Why not live forever?

By December 19, 2014

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Twitter is run by potheads, suggests famed investor Thiel

Iconoclastic investor Peter Thiel says Twitter is horribly mismanaged because there's "probably a lot of pot-smoking" there.

By September 17, 2014

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Mike Myers, as Dr. Evil, mocks Sony and North Korea on SNL

Both the corporation and the nation have given evil organizations a bad name, says the comically malevolent doctor.

By December 21, 2014

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North Korea denies it hacked Sony, demands joint inquiry with US

North Korea threatens "grave consequences" if the US doesn't agree to a joint investigation into the hack attack against Sony Pictures.

By December 20, 2014

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PayPal spinoff from eBay is 'natural,' co-founder says

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel says it makes sense for eBay to split from the online payments service. Now, PayPal will need to focus on making its product more competitive in a mobile world.

By September 30, 2014

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The messy claims behind 'Alex from Target'

A company that wants to bring "fans and fandom" together claimed to be behind the overnight viral sensation, but as more facts emerge, the shadows of doubt have become longer and darker.

By November 4, 2014

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Peter Thiel leads $6M funding round for TransferWise

The peer-to-peer online currency exchange, which seeks to use the Internet to make it easier to transfer funds among currencies, has transferred more than $195 million since its founding in 2011.

By May 13, 2013

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Peter Thiel funds next round of under-20 entrepreneurs

The latest group of "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows includes a junior at Harvard who's leaving to work on education software. Other projects: a desktop fabricator for electronics and a telepresence device.

By May 9, 2013

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Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.

By October 1, 2014

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Reddit gets $50 million in funding, will share bounty with community

In true Reddit fashion, the social news site says it will share 10 percent of equity from the Series B funding round with its community members.

By September 30, 2014